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all quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert (11)

"You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings."

Eat, Pray, Love | 2006

"I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises."

Eat, Pray, Love | february 2006

"A true soul mate is probably the most important person you will ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake."

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia | february 2006

"My friend Annie says it all comes down to one simple question: 'Do you want your belly pressed against this person’s belly forever — or not?'"

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia | february 2006

"Is it so awful to…nap in a garden, in a patch of sunlight, in the middle of the day, right next to your favorite fountain? And then to do it again the next day?"

Eat, Pray, Love | february 2006

"Is it so awful to travel through time with no greater ambition than to find the next lovely meal?"

Eat, Pray, Love | february 2006

"Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark."

Eat, Pray, Love | february 2006

"Olé!" to you ... just for having the sheer human love and stubbornness to keep showing up."

Your elusive creative genius | january 2009

"Embrace the glorious mess that you are."

Against BALANCE… | july 2014

"I dropped the myth of BALANCE a long time ago. (I buried it right next to PERFECT)."

Against BALANCE… | july 2014

"I think passion is the big, burning tower of flame in the desert. You’ll know it when you feel it—if that should happen to you. It’s sort of like a big love story. But what I try to encourage people to do is forget about passion and focus instead on leading a life that’s based in curiosity. Curiosity is so much easier to access than passion."

Big Magic | september 2014
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